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Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9781852849450 Switzerland's Jura Crest Trail (Cicerone Trekking Guides)
Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9781852849450 Switzerland's Jura Crest Trail (Cicerone Trekking Guides)

Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC

Switzerland's Jura Crest Trail (Cicerone Trekking Guides)

Guidebook to the Jura Crest Trail or Crêtes du Jura (also known as the Jura High Route), traversing the undulating limestone plateau of the Swiss Jura. The 310km trail, from Dielsdorf near Zurich to Nyon on Lac Léman (Lake Geneva), is presented in 14 day stages and boasts great scenery and rich natural, historical and geological interest. Seasons The best time of year to walk the Jura Crest Trail is between May and September, when more accommodation options and transport links are available. Centres Dielsdorf, Baden, Brugg, Balsthal, Weissenstein, Solothurn (slightly off-route), Biel/Bienne (slightly off-route), Vue des Alpes, Noiraigue, Vallorbe, Le Pont, Ste-Cergue, Nyon Difficulty Stages are graded according to difficulty. The Jura Crest Trail is classified as an easy hiking trail (Wanderweg), with some sections requiring a higher level of fitness than others. Stage 1 has the only optional section of 'mountain' trail (Bergweg), to descend into Baden. Specialist equipment is not required. Must See The historic medieval towns of Regensberg, Baden and Brugg; the geological wonders of the Creux du Van and La Dole; Chasseral (1607m), Le Chasseron (1607m) and Mont Tendre (1679m); WWI & WWII relics such as the fortress and mountain road of the Belchenflue; Switzerland's largest mountain lake above 1000m, Lac de Joux; Switzerland's largest lake, Lac Léman (Lake Geneva); impressive cols linking Switzerland to France
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Rowsell, Alison
Cicerone Press Limited
May 14, 2019
9781852849450
M4738